Public Sector


We specialise in recruiting within public sector. This spans across public sector research agencies, consultancies, Think Tanks, charities, government departments and organisations.

Within recruitment, we have helped our clients build internal research functions from scratch, sourcing the most experienced researchers in the sector; through to working with established public sector agencies to help them build out their research offerings further. We recruit for specialisms within public sector including behavioural science, evaluation, employee engagement, policy, service design, corporate reputation, campaign and communications development, national statistics and international research.

We have helped many researchers make the transition from commercial research to public sector research as well as helping them progress up the career ladder.

Terms unique to this sector: Evaluation Manager, Research and Evaluation Manager, Research Officer, Research Associate, Social Researcher, Research Associate, Research Fellow, Research Manager, Associate Director, Research Director, Consultant.

Commonly sought skills: Mixed method research (quant and qualitative) | behavioural science | brand and communications, employee engagement | stakeholder management | public policy, deliberative workshops | A degree relatable to public policy.

RE £25-£27k
SRE £27-£33k
RM £34-£40k
AD £40-£55k
RD £60k+

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